Bodger's Mate from £625

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Bodger's Mate is a lively 3 or 4 piece Barn Dance & Ceilidh Band playing a mixture of traditional favourites alongside uptempo numbers by bands such as The Pogues and The Dubliners, Van Morrison and more!

Simple & Fun

Bodger's Mate have been entertaining audiences for over 30 years with thier succesful blend of traditional & popular dance music. The band has a great caller who is brilliant at engaging with the audience and makes it simple and fun for people of all ages.

Talented Multi-Instrumentalists!

All of the musicians play a number of instruments each and between them in a 3 piece lineuup play acoustic guitars, mandola, fiddle, mandolin, accordion, harmonica, banjo, concertina, whistles, and percussion, not to forget the singing!

Bodger's Mate have a huge repertoire but here are some examples of what they play...

Ceilidh & Barn Dances

Strip The Willow
Dashing White Sergeant
Gay Gordons
Cumberland Sq.8
Irish Hornpipe
Lucky 7
Log Cabin
Pat-A-Cake Polka
Bridge Of Athlone
Plus many more, including originals, all done with a great caller who makes it simple & fun for everyone of different ages.

Examples of Other Music

Van Morrison Songs Inc. Brown Eyed Girl
Rod Stewart Songs Inc. Maggie May
Dirty Old Town
Galway Girl
American Pie
Irish Rover
John Martin, May You Never
Some good old Rock & Roll and lots more!!!

Jazz Tunes for Fox Trots etc.

Autumn Leaves
Making Whoopee
Under Paris Skies etc.

Recorded music for breaks and some disco if required.

General Information:

Name: Bodger's Mate

Location: Leicester

Main Category: Ceilidh Bands, Barn Dances & Folk

Other Categories: Background Music, Live Music, Traditional Music, Wedding Music


3 Piece Band (default): Fiddle/Whistles/Dance Caller, Guitar/Vocals, Bass/Pipes


Standard Set Times: 2 x 60 minute sets

Set Up Time: 1hrs 0 mins

Space Required (w x d):

3 Piece Band (default): 4.0m x 3.0m

Sound & Lighting:

PA suitable for: Up to 200 people

Stage Lighting: Yes

Dance Floor Lighting: Yes

Free use of PA via iPod: Yes

DJ included: No

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: Drinks & snack if possible depending on distance to gig

Technical Requirement: Domestic power supply

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3 Piece Band£625

Fiddle/Whistles/Dance Caller, Guitar/Vocals, Bass/Pipes

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Set Options:

2 x 60 minute sets

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